Introduction to Medical Affairs

Learn about the fundamentals of successful Medical Affairs work

1 Sep 2022

1 day course

English

4,800 DKK ex VAT
(app. 645 EUR ex VAT)
50% DISCOUNT FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS

Summary

This course will introduce you to key deliverables and stakeholder engagement within Medical Affairs in a pharmaceutical company.

The Medical Affairs role faces multiple opportunities in today’s rapidly changing environment. Being able to contribute with impact requires a profound understanding of critical success factors for Medical Affairs.


These include:

  • Meeting expectations from internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrating patient value in real-life settings based on relevant research and clinical data
  • Building true scientific leadership with a patient-oriented mindset.

At the course, experienced experts from a variety of pharma companies share their views on these success factors. In addition, you have the opportunity to apply what you learn when engaging in group sessions during the day.


Early Bird! Sign-up on 1 July 2022 at the latest to benefit from a reduced price. After 1 July 2022 the price is 5,950 DKK.

ANNIVERSARY OFFER:

Book any course* scheduled for a date in 2022 and bring a colleague along: 2 for the price of 1. Only valid for bookings made 2 May until 16 May.

Sign up yourself and a colleague in the same order form – then we make sure only one course fee is charged.

(*Networks and courses offered together with University of Copenhagen and CBS are not included.)


    Key words

    • Medical Affairs
    • Megatrends in healthcare
    • Scientific leadership
    • Medical evidence generation
    • Cross-functional team-work
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    Course leader(s) & Lecturer(s)

    • Palle Dahl
      Course leader
      Medical Innovation Director Nordics
      AstraZeneca A/S
    • Anne Grete Frøstrup
      Lecturer
      Sr. Medical Manager, Cluster Lead Denmark, Iceland and Norway
      Pfizer ApS
    • Anupma Farrington
      Lecturer
      Global Medical Director
      Lundbeck Pharma A/S
    • Klaus Kaae Andersen
      Lecturer
      Director & Senior Statistician
      Omicron ApS
    • Sune Tüxen Jørgensen
      Lecturer
      Business Lead
      Roche A/S
    • Thomas Bruun Kolbye
      Lecturer
      Partner
      Carve Consulting
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    IS THIS COURSE FOR YOU?

    Participate if you hold an MD or a Master’s degree in Natural or Health Sciences and are interested in pursuing a career in a pharmaceutical Medical Affairs role. If you are relatively new to the Medical Affairs role, this introductory course is also right for you.

    What you will learn

    1. Understand the key megatrends impacting current and future healthcare.
    2. Understand why and how Medical Affairs has become a strategically important function in pharma.
    3. Know the role and impact of Medical Affairs in a cross-functional team and towards key external stakeholders.
    4. Learn how to generate medical evidence with impact.
    5. Understand and apply key elements of scientific leadership.

    What your company will get

    1. An employee who understands the megatrends impacting current and future healthcare.
    2. An employee who understands the strategic importance of Medical Affairs.
    3. An employee who knows the role and impact of Medical Affairs in cross-functional teams and towards key external stakeholders.
    4. An employee who knows how to identify key data gaps and generate clinically impactful medical and/or scientific evidence.
    5. An employee who can apply key elements of scientific leadership.

    Course calendar

    1 Sep 2022 9:00-16:00
    • Introduction and learning objectives
    • Megatrends impacting healthcare
    • Medical Affairs: the third strategic pillar in pharma
    • The role of Medical Affairs in the cross-functional team
    • Generating medical evidence
    • Why and how scientific leadership is crucial for the Medical Affairs role
    • Workshop on how to drive scientific leadership
    • Wrap up
    Practical information

    Registration

    Registration deadline
    17 Aug 2022
    Atrium
    Lersø Parkallé 101
    2100 København Ø
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    1 Sep
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    Course information

    Literature

    Prior to the course you will get access to mandatory and optional readings via your personal Atrium log-in.
    Please familiarise yourself with mandatory readings before course start.

    Prerequisites

    Medical, Health or Natural sciences background or 0-3 years’ experience in pharma or healthcare.

    Examination

    There is no examination for this course.

    Course leader(s)

    Palle Dahl
    Medical Innovation Director Nordics
    AstraZeneca A/S

    Lecturer(s)

    Anne Grete Frøstrup
    Sr. Medical Manager, Cluster Lead Denmark, Iceland and Norway
    Pfizer ApS
    Anupma Farrington
    Global Medical Director
    Lundbeck Pharma A/S
    Klaus Kaae Andersen
    Director & Senior Statistician
    Omicron ApS
    Palle Dahl
    Medical Innovation Director Nordics
    AstraZeneca A/S
    Sune Tüxen Jørgensen
    Business Lead
    Roche A/S
    Thomas Bruun Kolbye
    Partner
    Carve Consulting

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